PARIS – Sotheby's is pleased to announce the first sale devoted to creations by François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, unclassifiable French sculptors known for using nature and animals as their subjects. Their oeuvre will be represented by an ensemble of 76 pieces spanning 50 years of creation. Epoxy sheep, toad armchairs, bird lamps, lily candleholders, etching ducks, butterfly wall lamps, apple mouths and many other sculptures will be feature in this incredible tribute sale. LAUNCH SLIDESHOW
PARIS – This November’s Design sale in Paris offers an overview of the decorative arts from 1900 to the present, featuring masterpieces of Art Nouveau and Art Déco. A wide selection of European Art Nouveau from Eugenio Quarti, Louis Majorelle, Josef Hoffmann and Wilhelm Bäcklin is joined by spectacular examples from Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann and Serge Roche, as well as Jean Dunand and the visionary Charlotte Perriand. Textiles are also represented, with three exceptional works by Hector Guimard and American artist Sheila Hicks. LAUNCH SLIDESHOW
1850–1950: Design Masterpieces from the Polo Collection
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